Article - 6 May 2004
A team of scientists have used a scanning electron microscope to make a detailed examination of the foot of a jumping spider that could lead to Post-it® notes that still stick even if wet and greasy...
Article - 1 Mar 2004
The Austin Technology Council, a volunteer organisation, has held a meeting of nanotechnology entrepreneurs to discuss the future of the technology and how to turn developments into jobs growth....
News - 2 Sep 2010
When water freezes or boils, its atomic structure undergoes a phase transition in response to temperature change. Phase transitions are common in nature, and have been exploited to make devices such...
Article - 11 Sep 2005
Americans welcome new potential life-saving and enhancing applications promised by nanotechnology. They also voice concern over nanotechnology’s potential long-term human health and environmental...
Article - 6 Apr 2005
A research team has found that certain types of iron nanoparticles could be useful in cleaning up carbon tetrachloride contamination in groundwater, via the degradation process. The findings of this...
Article - 10 Dec 2004
Social scientists have been considering how advances in nanotechnology might affect society, with special focus on medical ethics, the information technology divide between rich and poor (the ‘nano...
Article - 4 May 2004
Lou Schnur, a major shareholder of Altair Nanotechnologies, today called on Altair's directors to instruct management to immediately sell or mothball its chronically unprofitable mining operations and...
Article - 28 Jan 2004
Biophan Technologies has announced it has secured additional rights expanding its exclusive license for use of nanomagnetic particle and other technology. The technology rights are granted under an...
Article - 18 Dec 2003
The European Commission reports that ceramic nanocomposites developed in BIOKER could solve the problem of fracture failures in artificial joint implants. This would extend patient mobility and...
Article - 9 Dec 2003
Researchers have made nanotubes of gallium nitride that have useful electrical and optical properties. Posted April 9 2003